In our Data Center Executive Roundtable, seven leading experts examine the latest trends in rack power density and how they impact cooling. Featuring execs from Aligned, EdgeConneX, Nortek, Iron Mountain, Infrastructure Masons, Vertiv and Data Aire.
An in-depth look at the latest trends impacting the world of data centers and cloud computing.
A cutting-edge studio to create “digital human” holograms has launched inside the Ashburn campus for Sabey Data Centers, which is the lead investor in Avatar Dimension. The facility illustrates how data centers play a key role in the next-generation technologies.
Satellite operator SES has joined the AWS Direct Connect program, creating new options for edge computing applications to use satellite broadband to connect to the cloud through space.
Demand from hyperscale data center operators will be a key driver in $8 billion in new investment in subsea cables over the next three years, according to research firm TeleGeography, which says “the submarine cable market has never been so dynamic.”
Equinix plans a dramatic expansion of its xScale hyperscale data center program. Backed by a new $3.9 billion joint venture with GIC, Equinix will expand its global xScale operation to 32 data centers and more than, 600 megawatts of capacity.
Colony Capital is changing its name to DigitalBridge, a move that aligns its brand with CEO Marc Ganzi’s vision for a company driving the transition to a cloud-powered future. Ganzi sees DigitalBridge as the first truly global, diversified digital REIT.
Blackstone Infrastructure Partners will acquire QTS Realty Trust for $78 a share, valuing QTS at approximately $10 billion, the two companies said today. QTS operates more than 7 million square feet of data centers across North America and Europe.
Having launched its first floating data vessel, Nautilus Data Technologies is moving ashore with a $200 million data center project in Maine that taps a reservoir to create a gravity-fed cooling system.
Yondr Group has big plans in Northern Virginia. The developer has acquired 270 acres of land, and plans to build 500 megawatts of data center capacity across Loudoun and Prince William counties.
Switch has unveiled plans to build a 1.5 million square foot data center campus adjacent to the Dell Technologies global headquarters in Round Rock, amplifying its recent entry into the Texas market with acquisition of Data Foundry.